#44 Kobi Thornton

Shellman, Ga.
High School:
Randolph-Clay HS

2018-19: Junior

  • All-ACC Second Team member (first Clemson honoree since 2010)
  • Invited to the 2019 U.S. Pan American Games Trials
  • Started all 33 games for the Tigers, scoring in double-digits in 25 of the 33 outings
  • Totaled seven 20-point outings including a career-high 25 points against Wofford (11/8)
  • Paced Clemson with nine double-doubles on the season
  • One of 15 players in program history to reach 1,000 points and 500 rebounds
    • Reached the 500 rebound mark on Jan. 17 with 10 rebounds against Georgia Tech
    • Eclipsed the 1,000-career point mark on March 7 against Virginia Tech
  • Shot 9-of-18 for 23 points along with a season-high 14 rebounds against Illinois (11/28)
  • Recorded 23 points against Rhode Island (12/8), becoming the first Tiger to post back-to-back 20-point outings since Nelly Perry in 2015-16


2017-18: Sophomore

  • ­Started 27 of 30 games played in 2017-18
  • Averaged 26.8 minutes per game
  • Paced the Tigers in points per game, averaging 11.1 points per outing, the only Tiger to eclipse the 10-point mark
  • Led Clemson in rebounds, totaling 209 on the season (7.0 rpg) and finishing 10th in the ACC in rebounds
  • Ranked sixth in the ACC in blocks per game (1.7) with 51 total on the season
  • Tallied 17 multi-point game in 2017-18, the most of any Tiger
  • Notched 10 or more blocks in eight games
  • Recorded six double-doubles this season
  • Posted a season-high 20 points against Syracuse (1/25), also tying her career-high
  • Carded a season-high 14 blocks against Charleston Southern (12/2)
  • Recorded 10 or more points in eight consecutive games from Jan. 14 to Feb. 7


2016-17: Freshman

Named to the 2017 ACC All-Freshman Team, Clemson’s first player to earn the conference’s rookie award since 2012…Finished in the top 10 in the ACC in three statistical categories – sixth in offensive rebounds (79, 3.0 per game), seventh in blocked shots (35, 1.3 per game) and ninth in field goal percentage (.536)…Ranked second on the team in rebounding with 148 for a 5.7 rebounds per game average…Was fourth on the team in scoring with 9.0 points per game…Led the Tigers in blocked shots with 35 and a 1.3 blocks per game average…Scored in double figures 10 times on the season…Recorded a career-high 20 points, nearly helping the Tigers to a win over seventh-ranked Notre Dame on Feb. 16, 2017, before falling 84-80…Blocked a career-high four shots in the game against the Irish…Pulled down a career-best 11 rebounds two times on the season, in a win over Georgia Southern on Nov. 16, 2016 and in the Tigers’ ACC win over North Carolina on Feb. 5, 2017…Registered double-doubles in both of those games, with 16 points against the Eagles and 19 against the Tar Heels…Named ACC Rookie of the Week for the week of Nov. 14-20, 2016 after averaging 12.0 points per game and 8.5 rebounds per game in wins over Georgia Southern and Monmouth.


Before Clemson:

No. 87 ranked player by ESPN in the Class of 2016…No. 15 ranked forward by ESPN in the Class of 2016…Received a 94 overall grade by ESPN…A four-year varsity letter-winner at Randolph-Clay High School…Averaged 28.2 points per game, 11.5 rebounds per game, 6.1 blocks per game and 3.0 steals per game as a senior at Randolph-Clay HS in 2015-16…Averaged 20.7 points per game in her four-year career at Randolph-Clay HS…Helped lead Randolph-Clay HS team to the Georgia Class A State Championship in 2014, her sophomore season, averaging 18.2 points per game…Named to the Atlanta Journal Constitution Class A All-State First Team in 2015…An AJC Class A All-State Honorable Mention selection in 2014…A USA Basketball invitee.